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Quiz: How My Personality Annoys Co-Workers!
Please share the quiz with this link:  How My Personality Annoys My Co-Workers! Information is power.  Get "intel" about how[...]
Featured in Glamour.com: The Single Most Important Advice for Your Career
Good career advice and career guidance are like a good hairstyle.  You want to know where to get it and[...]
Empowering the Quiet Team Leader from the Back of the Room
Quiet Team Leader.  Definitely a high point to be featured by Dan McCarthy on his Great Leadership Bog.  This post[...]

Recent Blog Posts

Everyone is Anxious and That’s Annoying
No doubt we are all anxious.  The constant news cycle, pandemic cases rising, personal losses mounting.  It is very tough[...]
Wishes for an Un-Annoying 2021!
Thanks for all of your support and love throughout 2020.  Looking forward to even better times. Stay Audacious, Ilene
Tackle Simpler This Year
The holiday season is here.  If you are like me, New Years comes fast.  Resolutions remind me of past promises[...]
Tell It Loud & Proud
What an experience to be one of the story tellers chosen by the Academy of Music Theatre and New England Public[...]
Stay Agile
Being Agile in an agile world is no easy feat.  Are you project management agile? Below is a quick "cheat[...]
One Thing
If there was one thing you could do to make your life easier, would you do it?  Would you take[...]
Are These Unprecedented Times?
The only constant is change.   Said by Heraclitus (Greek Philosopher) We say it.  We read it.  We meme it.  But[...]
Management Lessons From My Smart Phone
I want an explosion!  Not in real life of course. On my handheld in a video game.  It makes me[...]
Coloring Colors Everything
We all do it.  Color, doodle, scribble and jot on whatever is around.  Meeting agendas, back of envelopes, junk mail. [...]
Like Yesterday
I remember 9-11 like yesterday.   The shaking ground.  The burning falling sky.  The smell of death and destruction. I remember[...]
What Are You Doing In Virtual Meetings?
What are you doing during your virtual meetings?   For me, it depends on the meeting.   And my mood.  Let's be[...]
Entrepreneurial Journey: Berkshire Camino
Work is a team sport.  As a result, we all need others to launch, grow and succeed.  It it is[...]
The Ultimate Tool
Agility matters.  Your ability to pivot and unlock the "potential of you" is critical at all life stages.  Inspired by[...]
Feelings = Decision Making Tools
Finally we are talking about feelings, emotions and mental health in the workplace.  Be smarter than the average bear and[...]
6 Reasons to Love Face Masks
How we embrace change says a lot about who we are. Face masks are now a given in everyday life. [...]
Managing Morale Killers
Morale is the level of enthusiasm, belief and investment in a person or group at a point in time that[...]
Why Laugh Out Loud (LOL)?
Admit it. We all LOL, even though we hate the term.  When we find ourselves actually laughing out loud it[...]
Byproducts of a Pandemic
Let's talk about pandemic byproducts.  I have been a Zoom customer for years (thanks to Vistage) and was quite comfortable[...]
Join the NPC of the Berkshires Virtual Summitt
This is your personal invite to join the Nonprofit Center of the Berkshires Virtual Summit - on Nonprofit sustainability.  [...]
Managing Annoying ME
Forget co-workers, family, friends and neighbors.  How do you keep out of your own way when you are with yourself[...]

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